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Overview

Banking. The leading UK commercial bank - i.e. one that does real banking - with a very strong reputation for looking after its employees. Somewhere that you can expect to make progress based on merit rather than qualifications, and to be able to transfer between its various activities.

Field

Banking

Sector

Financial services

Degree offered

BSc Leadership and Management

Provider

Anglia Ruskin

Based

UK wide

Duration

3 years

Application process

Online at above website

Working hours

4.5 days per week

Training house

study blocks (2 – 3 per annum, off-site)

Study hours

0.5 days per week

Permanent offer

Yes, if apprenticeship successfully completed

GCG view

Quick response when contacted but cagey about information on salaries, perhaps being bankers this is a somewhat sensitive subject for them. They also failed to give us any details of the entry requirements needed which is surely not a touchy area. Also, a slight niggle that they don't provide a contact email so how do you find out what qualifications you need before you waste time applying.

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